Book a trip with Cpt Chappy’s Saltwater Fishing Adventures and come explore the waters of Matagorda Bay, Texas. Captain Chad Kraft has more than 30 years of fishing experience and works hard to provide his customers with service that is second to none. You will find him on Matagorda Bay fishing every day of the week—join him and bring home a catch to remember!
Step aboard a 24’ Transcat built in 2012. Powered by a brand new 250 HP Evinrude engine, this craft boasts a maximum cruising speed of 44 knots. Her sleek design allows you to navigate inshore waters with ease. There’s room on board for up to four passengers and children age 10 and above are welcome.
Capt. Chad fishes both the east and west Matagorda bays, allowing you to experience this magnificent bay complex to the fullest. Here you can chase after the Texas Trio of Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. A variety of other popular fish inhabit these waters, too, such as Sheepshead, Black Drum, and small Sharks.
While fishing Matagorda Bay, you will have a chance to try various methods such as spinning, popping, and drift fishing. Capt. Chad supplies top of the line gear, including Shimano reels matched with CastAway rods. Fly fishermen are welcome to bring their own gear for some great fly fishing action, as well. You may also have a chance to go wade fishing in these waters.
Cpt Chappy’s Saltwater Fishing Adventures provides bait and all the gear you need. Just be sure to bring a Texas state fishing license with a saltwater stamp. You are welcome to keep your catch.
Come aboard and spend the day on Matagorda Bay fishing for some of the most sought-after game fish in Texas!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Transport Cat 240 SVT (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 250HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 44 knots.
Types of Fishing
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Matagorda Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Cpt Chappy’s Saltwater Fishing Adventures
- $165 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
- $400 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (Afternoon) (5 hours)
- $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Private (5 hours)
- $499 per group - Full Day Trip – Private (7 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait (Not included in price. Additional charge for bait)
- Catch cleaning & filleting (Help is appreciated )
- River Fishing
- Lake Fishing
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing (BYO fly gear)
- Drift Fishing
- Spotted Seatrout